Prospective Graduate Students

At Florida Atlantic University, success is measured by each student who earns a degree and by each researcher who makes a discovery. Since opening its doors in 1964, FAU has pushed the boundaries of higher education by building a rich tradition as a teaching university. In addition, FAU is now earning a reputation as a top research institution in areas ranging from biomedicine and biotechnology to ocean engineering and coastline security. With over one-hundred graduate degree and graduate certificate programs, the opportunities for higher learning are unlimited, which is why some six-thousand American and international students have chosen FAU for their graduate studies.

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Information Sessions
The Graduate College offers monthly information sessions to give you an opportunity to learn more  about FAU's many graduate programs. These sessions provide information about the admissions process, along with helpful tips from the testing center, financial aid, and student health services. Graduate information sessions are held on select Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. 

Campus Tours (In-Person and Virtual options)
Take a tour of FAU from the comfort of your home or schedule a personal appointment with the Graduate College's recruitment coordinator.

Information Request 
Complete an information request form to be contacted by a member of the Graduate College Team. 

FAU's Online Catalog Explore the FAU Course Catalog for program specific information on each of our graduate degrees. 

Graduate College Brochure
View the Graduate College brochure, which provides an overview of the University, graduate education, the services provided by the Graduate College, and more

Financing Your Graduate Education

FAU offers quality education at a reasonable rate. Our cost of attendance and tuition and fees compare favorably with other state of Florida schools. Many of our degree programs offer assistantships to graduate students - be sure to indicate your interest in assistantships during the application process. FAU's Office of Student Financial Aid is a good resource to learn more about the types of financial aid available to graduate students, including Financial Certification Form (International Students). Lastly, the Graduate College awards several fellowships to graduate students on an annual basis.

Bright Futures Scholars, Jump Start Your Graduate School Education
Florida Academic Scholars (FAS) and Florida Medallion Scholars (FMS) earning a baccalaureate degree in seven semesters or fewer (or the equivalent in credit hours) may receive funding for one term of graduate study, not to exceed 15 semester hours, paid at the undergraduate rate. For more information, visit FAU's Financial Aid Contact page here.

Graduate Student Life

FAU offers a rich experience beyond the classroom and lab. The Boca Raton Student Union has undergone major overhaul to make it one of the most exciting stops campus. The Boca Raton campus is also home to the Stadium. There are multiple options for on-campus housing and off-campus housing across the various Florida Atlantic campuses.

The Graduate & Professional Student Association (GPSA), part of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, actively promotes the interests of graduate students by providing academic resources, social programming, and networking opportunities. In addition to the GPSA, the Division of Student Affairs  also oversees a number of other departments of interest to graduate students: Career Development, International Student and Scholar Services, and Multicultural Affairs, to name a few.